President Aoun took part yesterday in a webinar on the future of higher education and how universities should innovate. Here are some of the highlights.
Northeastern University survey reveals that today’s teenagers are self-directed.
Northeastern is uniquely positioned to be ahead of the curve as higher education shifts to a learning model personalized for each individual student, President Joseph E. Aoun told the Faculty Senate on Wednesday.
Northeastern University on Tuesday morning hosted a panel discussion centered on the findings of the university’s third national survey on higher education’s role in preparing tomorrow’s global workforce.
A new national survey by Northeastern University reveals a concern among U.S. business leaders about the pipeline of talent produced by American colleges and universities.
Students, faculty, and staff were recognized on Wednesday afternoon at the university’s annual Academic Honors Convocation for their extraordinary achievements and passion for their work.
Northeastern President Joseph E. Aoun on Tuesday morning during a panel discussion at Georgetown University shared his thoughts on the skills higher education institutions will demand of their leaders in the future.
Northeastern President Joseph E. Aoun recently offered suggestions for the Department of Education to consider as it develops a new higher education evaluation system.
In his annual address to the Faculty Senate, President Joseph E. Aoun said American higher education is facing changing student demographics, a shift toward a learner-centered approach, and increasing calls to measure outcomes.
At the Education Writers Association conference this weekend, President Joseph E. Aoun described a fundamental change facing higher education today: who the system’s learners really are.
Northeastern hosted its second annual summit and released the results of a new national survey — both of which focused on critical issues facing colleges and universities, particularly their role in preparing students for the global workforce.
According to a new Northeastern University survey, American higher education is held in high regard, but doubts persist about the system’s ability to prepare students for success in today’s economy.
The BMM Indo-US Educators Summit 2013, held July 5–9, convened higher education leaders from the United States and India to foster new collaborations and discuss best practices and market needs in both countries.
President Joseph E. Aoun delivered a keynote address to the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada in Ottawa at a conference focused on the changes in higher education around the globe.
A Northeastern University survey shows that strong public support for American higher education is coupled with a clear call for the system to change.
In his annual address to the Faculty Senate, the president lauded Northeastern’s momentum, urged faculty to reach for new heights in teaching and research.
Theatrical performance by Boston playwright adds perspective to Gallery 360 exhibit capturing experience and yearning in the Underground Railroad
Northeastern president’s opinion piece on CNN.com widens the debate, as he follows up with a TV interview
Continuing his leadership on national higher education issues, President Aoun meets with federal education officials to discuss fate of Perkins Loan Program
Global scholars and government officials convene at Northeastern to draw up the framework for an academic curriculum to train future leaders against corrupt practices in public life
A well-respected German defense minister resigned recently after he admitted that parts of his 2006 doctoral thesis repeated passages by other authors without proper citation. These days, copying and pasting makes it easier than ever to plagiarize, especially in academia, where papers, projects and dissertations are written every day. Brenda Berkelaar, a professor of communication studies at Northeastern, clarifies what plagiarism is, how to prevent it, and how the short-term repercussions can have lasting effects.